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Time Frenzy [electronic resource]: Keeping Up With Tomorrow

Gliner, Robert
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
One of the ironies of the ubiquitous technologies now in use is that they were supposed to save time and improve the quality of life. What went wrong? This cautionary program examines the social and ethical consequences of the increasingly fast pace of life in the U.S. It contrasts the American 24/7 work ethic with the business traditions of other countries and, in the process, examines the impact of technology on personal relationships, education, health, and the environment.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
59 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 04, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Keeping up with tomorrow
Contents
  • Pace of Life vs. Material Things (2:36)
  • High Tech Work Ethic (3:34)
  • Technology: More or Less Time for Life? (2:21)
  • High Tech and the Bottom Line (4:17)
  • Perspective on Time and Work (2:39)
  • French vs. American Lifestyles (2:54)
  • American Families: Reversal of Priorities (4:57)
  • High Tech: Defining and Creating Relationships (2:32)
  • Job Security and Living Wage (4:17)
  • High Tech Jobs and Health: An All or Nothing Phenomena (1:46)
  • High Tech: Becoming Smarter But Less Wise (4:33)
  • High Tech's Negative Influences on Education and the Environment (3:20)
  • Evading the Time Bind (2:18)
  • Balancing Work and Personal Life (3:14)
  • Time Issues: A Political and Social Problem (2:13)
  • Benefits of Living in a Poor Country (2:33)
  • Philanthropy and Community Service (6:48)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Publisher no.
33438 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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